Cheetahs forced to make late changes for Sharks clash
TEAM UPDATE: The Cheetahs have made some late changes to their matchday 23 that will face the Sharks in Bloemfontein on Wednesday.
Due to injury, Chris Smit comes into the starting XV to replace Dries Swanepoel at outside centre.
Duncan Saal comes into the matchday squad to take Smit’s place on the bench.
Another change on the bench sees Howard Mnisi come in to replace Brandon Thomson.
Cheetahs – revised: 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Malcolm Jaer, 13 Chris Smit, 12 Frans Steyn, 11 Rosko Specman, 10 Reinhardt Fortuin, 9 Ruan Pienaar (captain), 8 Aidon Davis, 7 George Cronje, 6 Andisa Ntsila, 5 Rynier Bernardo, 4 Carl Wegner, 3 Khutha Mchunu, 2 Wilmar Arnoldi, 1 Cameron Dawson.
Replacements: 16 Marnus van der Merwe, 17 Conraad van Vuuren, 18 Aranos Coetzee, 19 Jean Droste, 20 Teboho Mohoje, 21 Tian Meyer, 22 Howard Mnisi, 23 Duncan Saal.
Date: Wednesday, March 10
Time: 19.00 (17.00 GMT)
Venue: Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
Assistant Referees: Griffin Colby & Jaco Kotze
TMO: Cwengile Jadezweni